Copper and Magnets to Combat Pain

If it works, . . . I will try anything once. If it works, fine. If it does not, at least I will know. The best way to find out if a remedy has merit is to test it out, and if I can find a way of doing that without spending too much money on…

Eat Fiber for Your Heart

Up your fiber intake to 20-35 grams per day and decrease your likelihood of heart disease by more than 60 percent. One cup of black beans and brown rice puts you over the minimum requirement – as does two slices whole grain bread (at least…

Sleep Disorder Treatments

Since the causes of sleep disorders are so varied, it's often difficult to find a reliable treatment. Certain medications such as anti-depressants, some degenerative diseases, lack of exercise, inability to relax, sleeping out of sync with…

PEPPERMINT IS NOT A CURE-ALL

Let's talk about stimulants versus relaxants. Like me, you have probably heard that peppermint is supposed to be a panacea for stomach ailments. I hate to disappoint you, but this simply is not true. Most mints are stimulants. The only…

Hold a Health Fair

If you are a health educator, you probably already know that getting needy patients to come to a hospital or doctor's office, even for free health screenings, is a major challenge. A health fair is a great way to take health education to…

Summer Beauty

Here comes summer! Just around the corner! Colors, Colors, Colors! Time for bright greens, purples, yellows, and lets not forget white. Your makeup should compliment, not overpower, your fresh summer colors. Lavenders and pinks are the…